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Satsuma Gosu Blue

A term that is used frequently regarding Satsuma or Japanese pottery and ceramics is "Gosu Blue".

Gosu Blue refers to the use of certain natural minerals and elements such as Cobalt or Asbolite to be used as the base for an under glaze or over glaze of the piece of pottery. Satsuma Pottery that has been decorated using the Gosu Blue techniques has a certain bluish hue to the images that are hand painted onto the surface of the pottery.

If Gosu Blue is used as an over glaze, the images become brighter and more vivid.

Gosu Blue Satsuma Pottery is possibly the most popular type to own and therefore commands a higher price than other types of Japanese ceramics. Pottery that was produced using this method was seldom made and was made during the mid 19th century in Kyoto, Japan.

LOVELY EARLY ANTIQUE JAPANESE SATSUMA CERAMIC VASE LOTUS WATER PLANTS GOSU BLUE
LOVELY EARLY ANTIQUE JAPANESE SATSUMA CERAMIC VASE LOTUS WATER PLANTS GOSU BLUE
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19th C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Lidden Censor 3 1 2 Inches
19th C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Lidden Censor 3 1 2 Inches
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19C Imperial Satsuma Signed Yaki Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 155 Inches
19C Imperial Satsuma Signed Yaki Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 155 Inches
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Japanese Edo Period Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Basket 9 Inch Width 1
Japanese Edo Period Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Basket 9 Inch Width 1
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Large Japanese Edo Gosu Blue Satsuma Vase with Floral Designs
Large Japanese Edo Gosu Blue Satsuma Vase with Floral Designs
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19C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Footed Bowl 73 Inch Diameter
19C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Footed Bowl 73 Inch Diameter
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Antique SATSUMA Gosu Blue SAMURAI WARRIOR Scene Vase Meiji SIGNED ATTIC FIND 9
Antique SATSUMA Gosu Blue SAMURAI WARRIOR Scene Vase Meiji SIGNED ATTIC FIND 9
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Edo 19C Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 14 Inches Tall
Edo 19C Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 14 Inches Tall
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Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gosu Blue Shallow Bowl 6 3 4 inches Kinkozan Style
Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gosu Blue Shallow Bowl 6 3 4 inches Kinkozan Style
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Hello Trying to figure out the Cartouche on a Satsuma Ceramic tea set- looks like Hattori Kyoho signature- can you confirm

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